23 SEPTEMBER 2010 LEAMINGTON SPA, UK Blitz Games Studios' Indie game initiative, Blitz 1UP, has announced that Mole Control, developed by Remode, is now available on Big Fish Games.
Mole Control is an addictive puzzle game that brings the classic logic-based game play of Minesweeper into the 21st century. Players can pilot a crazy invention through a mind-bending adventure to unlock the mystery behind the runaway moles, or enjoy a frantic time attack challenge in the village mole control competition! Enhance this brain teasing experience using‘supermole' power-ups through six zones and over 35 randomly populated, totally re-playable levels - all with the comical aim to rid one town of exploding moles!
For screenshots go here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/32483062@N08/sets/72157623248791948
“It’s great to see Mole Control coming out with one of our major casual games distribution partners,” says Chris Swan, Blitz 1UP’s Business Development Director.“By releasing with Big Fish Games we’re very excited to be showing the game to a largely new market of people and I’m sure they’re going to love its charm and accessibility.”
Adds Remode’s Managing Director, Ella Romanos:“We are thrilled to see Mole Control released on Big Fish Games as it gives us an opportunity to reach a whole new casual audience.”
To buy the game go here: http://bit.ly/aXURIz
What the press say:
"Buy this... This game is a perfect example why not to underestimate the indie scene in gaming."MyInsideGamer
"Mole Control is one of the best games I have played so far this year and I expect it to be near the top of my list for months to come." Go! Gaming Giant
"Mole Control is an incredibly addictive, bright, colourful and, more importantly, fun title which has casual gamer written all over it but will suck in even the hardcore gamers who will find it hard to tear themselves away from the cosy world of Molar Creek."ready-up.net
"Mole Control is good fun and definitely a great time-waster."indiegames.com
"If you enjoy quirky puzzle games then there is no two ways about it– Mole Control has got to be in your collection."gamefire.com
"The game play will keep you occupied for a very long time... Cute, fun, and very addictive, a game anyone can enjoy!"ironhammers.org
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About Blitz 1UP:
The Blitz 1UP initiative was launched in 2008 as an outlet for small, independent teams to bring their titles - finished and unfinished - to market on XBLA, PSN, PC, WiiWare, iPhone Flash and Mac. The scheme offers tailor-made packages to indie developers including PR, QA and access to its established distribution channels. The initiative provides a wide range of services, from design and production advice through to assistance with finding distribution and publishing partners. www.Blitz1UP.com
About Blitz Games Studios:
Currently celebrating its 20th anniversary, Blitz Games Studios is based in Leamington Spa and was founded by industry veterans Philip and Andrew Oliver. It now has more than 220 staff and its six divisions encompass mature titles (Volatile Games), Serious Games (TruSim), family titles (Blitz Games), licensable middleware (BlitzTech), downloadable games (Blitz Arcade) and its education division (Blitz Academy). www.BlitzGamesStudios.com
Remode was founded in Plymouth in 2007 and is owned by two university graduates, Ella Romanos and Martin Darby. The company now has a team of nine people and develops games and simulations.